Monday, February 24, 2020


Two People Killed During Mardi Gras Parades.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Wednesday, February 19th, a woman was killed during the Nyx parade. On tonight, February 22nd, a man was killed during the Endymion parade which is one of the largest in the city. Before you jump to conclusions this was not death by fight nor gunfire. Both people were hit by tandem Mardi Gras parade floats. This is tragic as... [Read more...]

Educators and Bloggers Honored as Heroes at Technology Conference.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) William Jackson and Aida Correa were honored at the Phoenix, Arizona WordCamp conference. Selected for the HERO PANEL with 3 other honorees recognized as volunteers, speakers, advocates, and organizers involved in the WordPress Open Source community. Honored for their service, William and Aida, locally, nationally and internationally,... [Read more...]

Disinformation, polit[r]ics and the 2020 election.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “And so the most powerful country in the world has handed over all of its affairs – the prosperity of an entire economy, the security of some 300 million citizens, the purity of its water, the viability of its air, the safety of its food, the future of its vast system of education, the soundness of its national highways,... [Read more...]

Republican Senate Committee Plays the Race Card in North Carolina.

February 23, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Once again Republicans have proven that when the radical liberal Democrats call us a party of racists, there is some merit to the charge. During the past fifty years Republicans have made a conscious decision to disengage with the Black community, their most loyal voting block in the history of the party.  Why? Because they... [Read more...]

Trump’s White House is his Hideout.

February 21, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com)  My foresight foresees political troubled waters washing our way. And, I am weighing our options; so, we won’t get swallowed up by the boistrous jawwing of bigger fishes and/or possibly whales. President Trump is our nation’s most vitriolic fish. In fact, he’s a great white shark, swallowing up our democracy. His loud... [Read more...]

Ole Medicare for Some … Depending on Their Politics?

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Twenty-three years ago, I was asked to give a talk to the New York City Bar Association as part of a symposium titled “Executioners, Jailers, Slave Trappers and the Law: What Role Should Morality Play in Judging?” I was charged with addressing what judges should do when faced with moral quandaries over issues like... [Read more...]

Sen. Bernie Sanders’ Economic Plan Looks Like a Duck, Despite How Some Quack.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As Sen. Bernie Sanders looks more and more like the one who may win the Democratic presidential nomination, some tell us that he isn’t the radical leftist others make him out to be. Maybe he’s not even a socialist, despite his own claims. In fact, the storyline continues, compared to many prominent European political... [Read more...]

Fahamu Pecou Disrupts Current Ideas Surrounding (Male) Blackness.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Living while Black can be a challenge for Black people. It can be ominous negotiations for Black men and young boys in particular. For this reason, interdisciplinary artist and scholar Dr. Fahamu Pecou has made it his life’s work to critique prevailing misconceptions of Black identity, by untangling the visible and invisible... [Read more...]

Black History Month: 10 all-time quotes from Black athletes that show Black fearlessness.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was the great writer and social critic James Baldwin who once mentioned that, “To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious, is to be in a rage almost all the time.” The long history of black people fighting against and speaking out against oppression in America extends beyond luminaries like Baldwin and... [Read more...]

Rush Limbaugh, Donald Trump and the Tea Party Family.

February 20, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It was an exciting time. In 2009, a grassroots movement of concerned Americans scheduled 800 Tea Party rallies nationwide on tax day, April 15th. https://fxn.ws/38LD0wU Forty percent of tea partiers voted for Obama, naively believing it would end our nation’s racial divide. They did not realize that Obama was a Trojan... [Read more...]

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